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Twas the Night Before Christmas on Sesame Street #CRHGG14

Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring not even a mouse…. The original version of this story is well known by those who celebrate Christmas. We read the story to my kid’s every Christmas Eve as part of our tradition to help wind down the excitement so… Read More »

Roaming Reindeer: Your Elf on the Shelf Alternative #CRHGG14

Looking for an elf on the shelf alternative? Invite the Roaming Reindeer into your house this holiday season and encourage good behaviour and fun. I was sent a kit to take a look at and share with you. Roaming Reindeer is a book and twin plush reindeer set that helps build teamwork. The story talks… Read More »

3 Halloween Books for Kids

I’d like to share three new Halloween books for kids from Sourcebooks. I love reading seasonal books with my kids so I’m always looking for new ones. I’d like to introduce you to these three books we received from Sourcebooks to try out and then I’d like to invite you to enter to win them… Read More »

Tips to Keep Your Holiday Safe This Season

The holidays are fast approaching for many people and we all want it to be a great time. Taking a few safety precautions will help ensure and safe and happy holiday for all. Candle Safety Never leave burning candles unattended. Keep them out of reach of children and away from pets, tree decorations and wrapping… Read More »

Saving Santa from Anchor Bay Entertainment #giftguide

This Post is Part of the Holiday Gift Guide 2013 Anchor Bay Entertainment Saving Santa 83 Minutes SRP $29.99 BR/DVD Combo, $21.98 DVD Description: An upbeat tale of the ultimate holiday rush, “Saving Santa” starts at the top – the top of the North Pole, that is – where Bernard (Martin Freeman), a low-ranking Elf,… Read More »

Disney Mickey’s Christmas Carol 30th Anniversary Edition #giftguide

This Post is Part of the Holiday Gift Guide 2013 Disney Mickey’s Christmas Carol 30th Anniversary Edition is on Blu-Ray and DVD this holiday season. A Christmas Carol What better way to introduce your children to the story of A Christmas Carol than with Mickey’s version. Surely you must know the story of A Christmas… Read More »

Holiday Photo Card Collection from Minted

Minted has a great Holiday Photo Collection you can choose from to create holiday photo cards directly from the computer. You are supporting independent designers when you shop at Minted. Julep Blog for DIYers and Crafters Since you saved time on your cards, you can spend more time making homemade decor and crafts using ideas… Read More »

25 Days of Christmas Countdown from Simply Fun Families

Are you looking for Christmas countdown ideas? When I was a child we made a paper chain of activities such as reading books, singing carols and watching Christmas specials. With my kids last year we made a paper chain of Christmas books and read a different book each year. This year we get to try… Read More »

Happy Hanukkah Activity Pak from Jewish Holidays in a Box (GIVEAWAY) #giftguide

This Post is Part of the Holiday Gift Guide 2013 If you are looking for something for your children to do this Hanukkah, the Happy Hanukkah Art & Activity Pak is a good place to start. It’s one of the many products available from Jewish Holidays in a Box, a company started by Ellen. She… Read More »

Upload a Picture of Your Thanksgiving Dinner TODAY to Instagram to Benefit Families In Need #GiveAPlate #PGmom

If you are having your Thanksgiving meal TONIGHT (Sunday, October 13, 2013), take a picture before you eat following the directions below and upload it to Instagram asking Cascade to “Clean My Plate!” Make sure to include @GiveAPlate with the hashtag #GiveAPlate. For every plate shared, Cascade will be donating $5 to Food Banks to… Read More »